Reposting the news of the 40-year-old reality star's hosting gig, Messing wrote, "Why Kim Kardashian? I mean, I know she is a cultural icon, but SNL has hosts, generally, who are performers who are there to promote a film, TV show, or album launch. Am I missing something?"
Kim doesn't seem bothered by the criticism, posting the news to her own account, writing, "OMFG no turning back now!!!! LOL I'm hosting SNL!!!!!! @nbcsnl."